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‘I enjoy being the bassline of the story’

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IF HEARING Bach’s Goldberg Variations for the first time, at the age of 14, was not life changing for cellist Natalie Clein, it was close to that - a profound sense of awe which has stayed with her to this day.

Aimee Banks among Eimear Noonan Music Bursary Awards recipients

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GALWAY SOPRANO Aimee Banks, has become the youngest Eimear Noonan Music Bursary Awards recipient for 2020-21, at eighteen years of age.

The Goldberg Variations to usher in 2021

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"I DON'T know much about classic music," Sandy Bates, Woody Allen's character in Stardust Memories noted. "For years I thought the Goldberg Variations were something Mr and Mrs Goldberg tried on their wedding night."

Baboró 2020 - Galway’s children’s festival launches today

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Today marks the launch of the 24th annual Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, with young Galway audiences set to enjoy two weeks of music, theatre, dance, art, and a wild ride of fun for the imagination.

Daithí releases new self-isolation single

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'AN IRISH Goodbye', the new single from composer, violinist, and producer Daithí is being described as the 'first Irish single written and recorded in self isolation'.

Daithí releases new self-isolation single

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'AN IRISH Goodbye', the new single from composer, violinist, and producer Daithí is being described as the 'first Irish single written and recorded in self isolation'.

Celebrating Eilís Dillon

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Eilís Dillon was born on March 7, 1920, in Galway. Her parents were Professor Tom Dillon and Geraldine Plunkett, who was a sister of Joseph Mary Plunkett. They were very republican and were forced to move a number of times. They lived for a time in Daingean House and later in Barna for a few years. Eilís went to Barna National School where she became fluent at Irish, later to the Presentation, and later still to the Ursuline Convent in Sligo. She worked for a while in the hotel business.

Cédric Tiberghien and Alina Ibragimova - in Galway this weekend

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DESCRIBED BY the great Irish classical pianist Finghin Collins as "one of the great duos of our time", French pianist Cédric Tiberghien and Russian violinist Alina Ibragimova play Galway this weekend.

Fauré Requiem at Ballintubber Abbey tonight!

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Tonight, Friday November 29 in Ballintubber Abbey, two Mayo choirs – Cór Mhaigh Eo and Louisburgh Voices – will join together to perform the Requiem by Gabriel Fauré, in a concert which will benefit the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and Ballintubber Abbey Trust.

Music For Galway unveils spectacular 2020 programme

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MUSIC FOR Galway has announced its ambitious and expansive 39th Season, unfurling its music programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, and its Bookends autumn concert series.

 

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